Archinect - News 2014-04-23T20:58:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/76898650/turning-waste-into-building-blocks-of-the-future-city Turning waste into building blocks of the future city Archinect 2013-07-12T12:32:00-04:00 >2013-07-15T18:20:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/36/36059f19667a0e299db276b373bf23c1.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>What if the rubbish was refabricated to become real urban spaces or buildings? If it is plausible to adapt current machinery, how much material is available? At first sight, any sanitary landfill may be viewed as an ample supply of building materials. Heavy industrial technologies crush cars or to automatically sort out garbage are readily available. 3-D printing has exhausting capabilities if adjusted to larger scales.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/48905754/gary-anderson-architect-and-designer-of-the-recycling-logo Gary Anderson, architect and designer of the recycling logo Archinect 2012-05-18T14:31:00-04:00 >2012-05-19T01:20:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7k/7kz912t6se4ca9bt.jpg" width="444" height="599" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When I finished my studies, I decided I wanted to go into urban planning and I moved to LA. It seems funny, but I really played down the fact that I&rsquo;d won this competition. I was afraid it would make me look like a graphics guy, rather than an urban designer. I didn&rsquo;t even mention it on my r&eacute;sum&eacute;. Also, the symbol itself languished for a while. I remember seeing it once on a bank statement, but then it disappeared.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Financial Times has an interesting story about Gary Anderson, an engineer/architect/urban planner that designed the famous recycling logo in a competition in 1971.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/48795130/pacman-recycling-containers-win-iberian-urban-equipment-prize PACMAN Recycling Containers Win Iberian Urban Equipment Prize Alexander Walter 2012-05-17T15:26:00-04:00 >2012-05-20T23:41:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qm/qmo7z7cqd1ev5qro.jpg" width="514" height="190" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For the second consecutive year, Portuguese design office AND-R&Eacute; has won the Iberian Urban Equipment Prize - Larus/Architectures, this year in the category Urban Furniture with "PACMAN", a captivating design that sets out to change the mindset of citizens in their relation with recycling. In 2011, the office won the award in the Lighting Design category with the "Verso" lighting system.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/38181571/oil-silo-home-by-pinkcloud-dk Oil Silo Home by PINKCLOUD. DK Alexander Walter 2012-02-15T15:32:00-05:00 >2012-02-17T09:22:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3ougmxr86p9awsx.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just a few days ago, we published the winning entry of the 2011 DOW Design to Zero competition. Here is now also the third prize winner, the entry Oil Silo Home, by architects Leon Lai and Eric Tan of pinkcloud.dk. The proposal recycles existing oil silos by transforming them into affordable housing for families worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>